Sat., January 30, 2010 10:34am (EST)

State Gets Worker-Training Money For Seniors
By Associated Press
Updated: 4 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
The federal money is intended to train seniors to work part-time in community service positions. (photo A. Schnola via Flickr)
The federal money is intended to train seniors to work part-time in community service positions. (photo A. Schnola via Flickr)
Georgia will get more than $1 million in federal money to train low-income older workers.

Nationwide, the US Department of Labor is putting $225 million more dollars this year into the Senior Community

Service Employment program this year.

It provides part-time community service-based job training for unemployed people 55 or older on low incomes.